However, a judge dismissed them, saying they relate to the publishing of sex-related advertisements and could not be filed because of a federal law protecting free speech that grants immunity to websites that post content created by others.
Larry Kazan, an attorney representing Lacey, and Cristina Arguedas, a lawyer for Larkin, didnt immediately return a phone call seeking comment.
A 93-count indictment unsealed Monday alleges that m on escorts fremont some occasions helped customers edit their ads so they would stay within legal limits while still encouraging commercial sex.Last year, the website's chief executive Carl Ferrer, along with Lacey and Larkin, pleaded not guilty to money laundering charges in California, where state prosecutors said the website operators had illegally funneled money through multiple companies and created various websites to get around banks that.In the past, the site's operators challenged the California charges on First Amendment grounds.Phoenix The classified advertising site asian escort massage london m ignored warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution, sometimes involving children, because the lucrative enterprise brought in half a billion dollars, according to an indictment unsealed Monday.For inquiries related to this message please contact support.mary Hudetz in Albuquerque and Don Thompson in Sacramento contributed to this report.The indictment said the site contended it tried to prevent prostitution ads, but investigators determined that was not the case and that owners declined to take steps to confront the problem.Your usage has been flagged as a violation of our terms of service.Favorited no longer favorited hidden no longer hidden.
While the site maintains it diligently tries to prevent prostitution ads, it still allows them and has declined to take steps to confront the problem, the indictment said.
Officials have struggled with how to deal with the website without violating free speech protections.